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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends, and learn about the library. You must be at least 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or Convention Refugee status to join. This program is co-sponsored by North York...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 08
Wed Jul 15
Wed Jul 22
Icon of the event ESL Beginner Class
9:00 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Learn to speak English in these classes. You will learn English conversation, grammar and writing. You will learn about Canadian culture. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Toronto to join. Bring YMCA asse...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 06
Tue Jul 07
Wed Jul 08
Thu Jul 09
Fri Jul 10
Icon of the event Old Age Security Workshop in Mandarin
Wed May 27, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Agincourt

This workshop will help you find out what Old Age Security (OAS) is, who is qualified to apply for these senior benefits, how to apply, how to calculate them and related questions and answers. To register please call Wen at 6...

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Test Preparation
Tue May 26, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

A representative from Toronto District School Board discusses what it means to be a citizen, what to expect from the test, and how to prepare using the Discover Canada study guide. You must bring your Permanent Resident card....

Icon of the event Discover Canada Citizenship Mentoring Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Review and discover the "Discover Canada" study guide with trained volunteers in a group setting. Sessions are consecutive in nature. Provided by CultureLink. To register call Hashem Rahin at 416-588-6288 X220...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 25
Mon Jun 01
Mon Jun 08
Mon Jun 15
Mon Jun 22
Icon of the event Pronounce with Power
Mon May 25, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Agincourt

This accent reduction workshop is designed for newcomers, ESL students and anyone who wants to improve their English enunciation and pronunciation. The workshop will cover topics such as:...

Icon of the event Chinese Family Services of Ontario
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Chinese Family Services of Ontario (CFSO) is a non-profit, accredited professional counselling, family services and settlement agency. CFSO provides a wide range of services such as individual/marital/family counselling, sett...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 28
Tue May 26
Tue Jun 23
Icon of the event New to Canada? Speak to a COSTI  Representative!
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

COSTI Immigrant Services is a community-based multicultural agency which has been serving all immigrant communities and new Canadians for many years. At the library sessions, a COSTI representative will answer your questions ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 24
Fri May 29
Fri Jun 26
Icon of the event Old Age Security Workshop in English
Mon Apr 20, 2015 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Agincourt

This workshop will help you find out what Old Age Security (OAS) is, who is qualified to apply for these senior benefits, how to apply, how to calculate them and related questions and answers....

Icon of the event Newcomer Women's Support Group
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Agincourt

Newcomer women are invited to share and learn about one another's experiences in a welcoming environment. Participants will gain knowledge and discuss important issues relevant to newcomer women. For more information please c...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 18
Sat May 02
Sat May 16
Sat May 30